Rising Seas Will Erase More Cities by 2050, New Research Shows
Oct. 29, 2019 | nytimes.com
Rising seas could affect three times more people by 2050 than previously thought, according to new research, threatening to all but erase some of the world’s great coastal cities.

Ancestral home of all human beings discovered by scientists
Oct. 28, 2019 | independent.co.uk
Scientists have pinpointed a fertile river valley in northern Botswana as the ancestral home of all human beings.
The earliest anatomically modern humans (Homo sapiens) arose 200,000 years ago in a vast wetland south of the Zambezi river which was the cradle of all mankind, a new study has revealed.

Oct. 25, 2019 |beincrypto.com
Chinese President Xi Jinping said Thursday that the time has come for the country to harness the true potential of blockchain technology.
Xi made that remark yesterday during his speech at a Politburo meeting of the Communist Party of China’s (CCP’s) Central Committee.

Google claims quantum computer breakthrough. IBM pushes back.
October 24 | NBC News
Google claims that it has achieved a breakthrough in quantum computing research, saying an experimental quantum processor has completed a calculation in just a few minutes that would take a traditional supercomputer thousands of years.

China’s pork shortage puts dog and rabbit meat back on the menu in rural communities
22 Oct, 2019 | scmp.com
The price of pork continues to surge across China because of supply shortages driven by the poor handling of African swine fever
Chinese people are looking for alternatives, including dog and rabbit, as the country’s most popular meat becomes unaffordable.

95% of tested baby foods in the US contain toxic metals, report says
October 17, 2019 | CNN
Tests of 168 baby foods from major manufacturers in the US found 95% contained lead, 73% contained arsenic, 75% contained cadmium and 32% contained mercury. One fourth of the foods contained all four heavy metals.

Diabetes: The rice you eat is worse than sugary drinks
OCT 10, 2019 | straitstimes.com
One, it showed each plate of white rice eaten in a day – on a regular basis – raises the risk of diabetes by 11 per cent in the overall population.

Japan’s fertility crisis even worse than before as births fall sharply
October 9, 2019
(CNN)Japan’s fertility crisis is worsening, with data from the first seven months of this year showing the sharpest drop in births in 30 years, according to preliminary government data.
Births fell 5.9% from January to July year on year, as the pool of women of childbearing age shrinks and more women delay having children or decide not to have them at all, figures from the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare show.

US, UK and Australia urge Facebook to create backdoor access to encrypted messages
Thu 3 Oct 2019| theguardian.com
The United States, United Kingdom and Australia plan to pressure Facebook to create a backdoor into its encrypted messaging apps that would allow governments to access the content of private communications, according to an open letter from top government officials to Mark Zuckerberg obtained by the Guardian.

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